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5,918
Tuition (in-state)
$7,050 ($1,388)
Branch Campus Of
Ventura County Community Colleges
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Reviews 688 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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5 Recent Alumnus

Academic Experience: Psychology is a great program to have at Moorpark. The department has amazing professors and there are lecture events held on campus.

5 Recent Alumnus

Academic Experience: It's manageable if you work hard!

3 Recent Alumnus

Tuition & Financial Aid: I've had some issues with financial aid, but the staff at Moorpark is very helpful.

3 Recent Alumnus

Career Services: There is a job fair on campus every so often.

4 Recent Alumnus

Academic Flexibility: Overall, my experience at Moorpark college has been amazing. I love the campus and the classes. There have been hassles with financial aid and a professor that doesn't teach well, but Moorpark offers many resources to fix these issues. Moorpark College is a blessing.

5 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: Moorpark offers a good amount of classes, and if you do a little research you can find an amazing professor :) class sizes are PERFECT

Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: I'm not sure Moorpark offers anything for allumni.

3 Recent Alumnus

Student Body: I know there is a student body, but they don't interact with the campus or students.

4 Recent Alumnus

Campus Resources: The athletic centers are great, the health center has various valuable resources and a very kind team of nurses. The library is large and has good hours

5 Recent Alumnus

Online Courses: Moorpark is an amazing school and I feel very lucky to be a student there. No college is perfect, but this school is really a great one.

Recent Alumnus

Online Courses: I have not taken any online courses.

1 Recent Alumnus

Tuition & Financial Aid: I get no aid and pay full tuition. This school is expensive, however, I decided to attend UCSB because it is the top public chemical engineering school in the nation.

4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: I'm glad to have gone and I'm glad to move on.

4 Recent Alumnus

Academic Experience: Again, it's only Gen Ed stuff so it's pretty straight forward.

3 Recent Alumnus

Academic Experience: They cut back a lot of classes.

4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: Great place for students to finish there Gen Ed and move on to greater things.

4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: It's great to transfer from.

3 Recent Alumnus

Campus Resources: It's a community college so I don't expect much anyway.

4 Recent Alumnus

Academic Flexibility: It's a great school to do your general education.

2 Recent Alumnus

Career Services: The counselors at the school all told me a bunch of different things. They could do better with helping students to transfer.

3 Recent Alumnus

Online Courses: It's not for everyone. I personally just don't enjoy online classes.

3 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: The $ per unit has been increasing, which isn't pleasant due to the fact that all classes are impacted and to graduate or transfer in time, you kind of have to take "filler" classes, so you're basically paying for classes you don't need or that benefit you.

3 College Junior

Student Body: A lot of white males in the kinesiology department. More males than females, however many middle easterns and asians during Spring, I noticed.

3 College Junior

Career Services: No experience with the job aspect, careers aren't really focused on.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: It was cheaper than going straight to a four-year, and its a good transition from high school to "college"

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Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

Maclen Stanley
Hometown
Simi Valley, CA
Major
Human Development
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A sense of regret swells up inside some Moorpark students as they realize they’re now one of "them"—not an entering freshman at a four-year school like their friends, but a measly community college student. However, things soon begin to change. As two years go by, students eventually find themselves strolling off campus for the final time. With acceptance letters from UCLA and Berkeley, many Moorpark students shed their despair and, instead, are near tears as they realize what an amazing opportunity Moorpark was. This place has a certain charm. It grows on you, and it can be the catalyst for making dreams come true—if you let it.

The University of California system gives preference to California community college students in transfer admission, giving Moorpark students a relatively easy avenue to attain a world-class education. Because of this, many Moorpark students are willing to put up with lackluster classmates, a lacking social atmosphere, and the stigma attached to the school. In reality, Moorpark is nothing to be ashamed of. Rather, it is a wonderful school that offers students everything they could ever need to further themselves academically, including inspirational and personable professors, various course offerings, stress-relieving aesthetics, and a fantastic library. However, even with all of these perks, Moorpark requires individual effort and diligence; students must find the ambition within themselves in order to thrive. Otherwise, students can get sucked down into a hole that begins with dozing off during lectures and ends with DeVry. Moorpark provides you with the blocks, but you must do the building.

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